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filling in for steph with chris and jim and jacki at the l.a. bureau. we have a call from georgia featuring the lovefest of barack obama and hillary clinton. hi there patricia. you're on "the stephanie miller show." >> caller: hi, good morning. i was just calling to express how i felt the interview was a great expression of how two adversaries can come together for the common good and rise above their disagreements for the betterment of america. >> john: i agree. it was most inspiring. >> it really was. how everyone keeps saying it is an endorsement for her presidency. i don't think it was. i think it was an example for our kids. i know my 14-year-old daughter took that away that how they bitterly fought and how in the end, what they disagreed on, came together to work toward the betterment of our country and it is such a wonderful example of what real democracy should be. differing ideas coming together for the greater good. >> john: i couldn't agree more. you stated it beautifully. thank you for the call. it is interesting. i thought one of the best moments of it was hillary and
things like that, it drives even more people to us so go ahead, mr. lapierrre we'll be happy to take a bunch more phone calls tomorrow. >> john: which of the proposals would you like to see enacted? >> really want a comprehensive look at this. there's not just one thing that's going to stop all shootings. we want everything to be on the table here. it was named after james brady. the brady law that created the background check system. unfortunately, they only got that applied to about 60% of gun sales in a given year. we're looking to finish the job that the brady bill started. >> john: press secretary to the president who supported the assault weapons ban 19 years ago. colin, are you frustrated with the early signs of weakness, some democrats like harry reid are showing on this issue? >> no. i'm actually encouraged by people coming out like senator warner, senator manchin senator casey stepping up and saying we can have a reasonable conversation about the middle ground solutions. when we're talking about should we have more gun control. people speaking to the specifics. when do you
birthday makes me happy. i am filling in for bill press today. let's take some calls. let's do it. what do you think, peter. >> let's do it. let's talk to anthony from las vegas. hey, hanthon e how are you? >> thanks for taking my call. >> you are welcome. >> i appreciate it. well, i guess what i wanted to talk about was off of the standpoint of the reasons why our society should have assault rifles. it's a striplingic thing. i don't want to speak lightly of the events that have happened but i wanted to ask you guys: have you ever heard of operation northwoods? >> i have not. >> it was discussed by the government, the joint chiefs of staff during the kennedy administration. it was a plan to actually use cia opinion operatives to use falsified attacks in miami and washington where, i don't know, i would assume attacks on civil civilian targets and blame it on the cast row communeadministration and use it as a pretext. >> so anthony, what's the crux of the argument here? >> the crux is that if our government at one point would discuss some kind of attack
in the shadows in an illegal status. >> reporter: the plan by the so-called gang of eight senators layout and address issues. president obama heads to las vegas to unveil his own immigration reform plan. he promised the reform in his 2008 but failed to deliver it in his first term. >> cenk: the reason why he failed to deliver it, of course, the republicans opposed him. the republicans seem a little more open to reform now. let me show you why. 71% of latinos voted for president obama. only 27% voted for governor romney. all of a sudden the republicans are thinking, maybe the latinos are not so bad. interesting. i'm sure that they, of course, vote based on principle, though. let me show you what is in the proposal. four major goals, providing a means for citizenship to immigrants who are already here. number two coming out with an employment verification system to make sure employers do not hire those people who are in the country illegally. number three letting in more low-skill workers and allowing employers to hire immigrants if they can show they couldn't recruit an u.s. citizen with t
the congress with calls and letters and emails, and if congress doesn't at we're going to change congress in two years but it's outrageous when you see wayne lapierre say arming schools is the solution. the nra leadership speaks for one entity and that is the unrestricted, unregulated gun industry, the smith ands we sons, the bushmasters. they do not even speak for their own membership. because when their own membership are polled 75% of gun owners in the nra support background checks -- >> jennifer: so why aren't you creating a group of moderate gun owners who are willing to push this. we need gun owners who are willing to stand up against the nra who is espousing that it is the voice for all rational gun owners? >> well, we have done exactly that. we proved that worked in missouri. we helped claire mccaskill get elected on exactly this platform. i met at the white house with members of national conservation and sportsman groups. they don't have a problem with background tracks or a ban on high-capacity ammunition clips which are used in all of the mass shootings,
, ann. howard, out in los angeles what do you say >> caller: thank you for taking my call. >> bill: it's good. i remember you on channel 2 in l.a. >> bill: i had a lot of good time in l.a. i would like to get back there some day and probably will. >> caller: come out. i would like to see you on something. >> bill: thank you. >> caller: he has some backbone. obama show some backbone. people had your back. people around here are unemployed, problems with persistence and we had his back in the first term. now, i read an article all of the road blocked were in front of him. >> bill: yeah. yeah. >> caller: he did a lot, you know. so we are about ready to see something for our money in los angeles because all of our problems in california. we are hanging tough. one thing i can say about california, we have a democratic legislature, so jerry brown is able to do some things out here. >> bill: jerry brown got that initiative passed. the voters not only passed the initiative which enables jerry brown to bring the economy back and with a balanced progra
is against all that. on december 21, wayne la pierre blamed all of these mass shootings on the mass media. let's take a look at what he had to say. >> then they all had the nerve to call it entertainment. is that what it really is? isn't fanaticizing about killing people really the filthiest form of pornography. they compete with one another to shock, violate and offend every standard of life but by bringing in even a more toxic mix of reckless behavior and criminal cruelty right into our homes. >> let's blame hollywood. let's blame the culture of violence. let's blame the movies. except literally 20 miles away from where he was speaking the nra museum had an exhibit known as "hollywood guns." where they glorify guns that are used in hollywood movies. let's take a look at an nra spokesperson actually a curator for the museum talking about this in greater detail. >> welcome to the gallery of the national firearms museum. this year's special exhibit is called hollywood guns. the firearms on exhibit here range from the early 30s all the way up to films that have not come out in the theater y
, the las vegas sports book says the amount of money placed odd this game may come close to the highest 5789 ever. that was $95 million in 2006. they are calling the 49ers, rainfalls match-up an intriguing game because of the brother coaches. ray louis's coming retirement. san francisco currently favored by 4. >> congressman, you have to be for the 49ers. >> i was with nancy pelosi last night. baltimore and representing san francisco. >> 49ers. >> she is 49ers? >> yeah. absolutely. it's tough, you know, her family roots are deep in baltimore. >> coaches rivalry. >> it was the after party at the whitehouse late monday night after the two inaugural balls. washington post reports celebrities including kelly clarkson, ashley judd katie perry were at the executive mansion until at least 2:30 in the morning partying it up. the president and first lady were there no word on how lay they stayed up. >> that hereminds me of some of the parties i used to attend in sacrament 0 when i was living there. >> i don't want to talk about those. >> don't you think it's a
in las vegas yesterday outlining his proposals on immigration reform which really track pretty closely what the gang of 8, so-called for democratic senators and four republican senators announced the day before. so where is all of this going? we have somebody here who has got as good insight as anybody. meredith shiner covers congress for roll call. you were talking about how tough a road it is for legislation okay gun violence. >> uh-huh. >> a little easier for immigration reform? >> maybe. >> maybe? >> i hate to be cynical on this but show me the last bill that a gang of senators has been able to write. like until this group of 8 finds legislative language, in my mind, all they really agree to is to hold a conference about how they would like to find. >> principles. >> there is some will on the republican party to do this. and i had a source tell me. i don't know if i buy this theory but we will see if it bears fruit but a lot of republicans would like to, to see marco rubio run in 2016 and they feel like getting behind him will help on that effort. wh
! [ applause ] >> stephanie: let's go to tony in l.a. hi tony. >> caller: hey, stephanie, how are you? >> stephanie: i haven't heard from you in awhile. >> caller: a long time girl. honey, i called. with these gun nuts, when they start talking about the founding fathers, the founding fathers -- what am i supposed to deal with? it's like oh, my god the bottle of wine is we've got to look at the people who pick up the guns because unfortunately there's too many guns, the black market. my thing is, let's face it. let's racially profile all of the people killing these folks. they're young, 20 some-year-old bad boys with bad hair and crazy eyebrows. really? if it was somebody -- >> stephanie: you know what? we should start profiling. you with the crazy hair. >> caller: they are crazy! they got those crazy eyes. anybody see that these people are crazy. so why don't we start profiling them because honestly, stephanie, let's be for real, let latino boys, young black boys have been dying like crazy with automatic weapons for how long? and nobody cared. then they shoot our little babies, they g
: hello michelle in indiana. >> caller: hello. i was calling because i did some research. a lot of people have been putting on facebook an excerpt from the testimony of the brady bill when they were talking about during the l.a. riots a gentleman was on his roof and had an assault rifle and that's what protected his home. did i some research on this whole argument of a riot-- if you have an assault rifle it will protect you. there's been -- started from the '80s. 22 riots that resulted in 99 deaths. 53 were from the l.a. riots. 33 from new mexico prison riots. i did the same research as far as mass shootings starting from the '80s. 33 mass shootings that resulted in 311 deaths. and all of those mass shootings involved either assault rifles or assault weapons or an extended clip. so the argument that they have as far as assault weapons protecting during a riot, there's more mass shootings than riots. >> stephanie: yep. all right. thank you for that statistic. naomi campbell convinced she will always be remembered for her phone throwing tantrum. but hopes to repair her reputation with a rea
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